In a victory for agents ability to play to their clients' egos, Bruce Willis has signed on to a futuristic drama where humans interact with each other only through better looking robotic versions of themselves. In a surprising move, Willis will be playing one of the less attractive humans.

Based on the 2005 murder mystery comic The Surrogates by Robert Venditti and indie star Brett Weldele, Variety is reporting that the new movie will be brought to you by the same team who gave the world Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines: writers Michael Ferris and John Brancato (who have also scripted the upcoming Terminator 4) and director Jonathan Mostow.


Whether this means that the comic's subtle conspiracy plot is going to be replaced by explosions and Clare Danes' inability to act is still open to question.

Bruce Willis to star in 'Surrogates' [Variety]